Definition of orb-web spider in English:

orb-web spider

Line breaks: orb-web spi¦der

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A spider of a kind that builds orb webs. Many species are large and brightly coloured, and wait either in the centre of the web or in a retreat at the edge.

Definition of orb-web spider in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day animalcule
Pronunciation: ˌanəˈmalˌkyo͞ol
a microscopic animal